Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, June 13


Associated Press
Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next
Transgender man files restroom complaint against library
Coach, school district square off in court over prayer
Washington lawmakers near end of second special session (Lytton)
US cancels new protection for endangered West Coast whales
State’s largest solar project to be built near Richland
Trump: Health care dropouts sign that Democrats ‘gave up’
Tillerson: North Korea releases U.S. college student
No end in sight as Washington lawmakers edge toward a third special session

Aberdeen Daily World
County OKs 6-month moratorium on marijuana production, process operations

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
French firm to build state’s largest solar project north of Richland
Union says it has reached first contract deal with Sakuma berry farms

Letter: High-stakes testing is detrimental

The Daily News
Learn from Klickitat

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Editorial: In teaching students, EvCC built a community

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Washington lawmakers near end of second special session (Lytton)
Coach, school district square off in federal court

Olympian (subscription required)
Here’s how to show your love for The Evergreen State College, or march against it
No money? No problem: Zero-down payment mortgages are back

Peninsula Daily News
Lands commissioner fields barrage of questions during Port Angeles gathering (Chapman, Tharinger)

Puget Sound Business Journal
Corporate leaders remain optimistic, but economists grow wary
Seattle unveils plans for income tax for high-income residents
Washington State University says personal data was inside stolen safe

Redmond Reporter
Microsoft wins Xbox 360 class-action case

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Kids Count report: Washington state ranks high on health insurance, low on high-school graduation
Democrat Javier Valdez picked to fill legislative seat vacated by Seattle’s Jessyn Farrell (Valdez)
Seattle City Council vows to uphold Paris Agreement on climate change
Opinion: What Washington can learn from Oregon on K-12 spending

Spokesman Review
Lawsuit alleges Deaconess, Valley hospital owner shorted community millions in charity care
Record $480K bid for bighorn sheep tag — the rest of the story
Judge declares mistrial in sex assault case against former Spokane police officer
Suit against Riverside School District, DSHS in 5-year-old’s death to continue
Spokane initiative aims to connect veterans with the humanities

Wenatchee World (subscription required)
Leavenworth-area fire district seeks first levy boost in 37 years
NCW Health | The plight of our rural hospitals
Manson landowner charged with hate-crime harssment

Yakima Herald Republic
Kids Count report: Washington state ranks high on health insurance, low on high-school graduation


Evergreen State College president ‘immensely disappointed’ by protesters
Seattle will uphold Paris Climate Accord

Inslee Vows To ‘Kickstart’ Budget Negotiations In Washington State
Trump Weighs Firing Mueller, According To Confidante
Just Lost Your Job? COBRA May Be Your Best Health Insurance Strategy Now
High Court Strikes Down Law Favoring Unwed Mothers Over Unwed Fathers
Drive And Vote: 16-year-olds In Oregon Could Preregister To Vote At DMV
Conservative Rallies In Liberal Cities: Part Free Speech Exercise, Part Provocation

Bremerton may soon be miiiighty enticing to homebuyers from Seattle
Valdez to represent Northeast Seattle as state’s newest lawmaker
This is what Seattle’s income tax might look like
Tales from Bremerton’s drunken, fist-fighting past

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio)
Inslee: Once again, we’re facing a state government shutdown
Sawant introduces legislation for Seattle income tax
Two Washington counties should pay close attention to Nevada health care bill

NW Public Radio
Inslee Vows To ‘Kickstart’ Budget Negotiations In Washington State
Washington’s Largest Solar Project Coming To Tri-Cities

Q13 TV (FOX)
Boeing’s new 777X flagship is coming soon. But its buyers are struggling


Inslee: Budget deadline is non-negotiable (Lytton)
Seattle and its suburbs: Not so different

PCOs Pick Javier Valdez to Replace Jessyn Farrell
Seattle City Council Wants Puget Sound Energy to Stop Using Coal-Fired Facility

KIDS COUNT Report: Washington Continues to See Historic Progress in Kids’ Health Care Access

Seattle P.I.
Infant mortality: How Seattle-area communities compare
Connelly: Seattle Council commits to climate pact, nixes Mont. coal plant

Letters to the Editor: Governor Inslee Needs to Walk the Walk When It Comes to the US Climate Alliance